Maclean’s Magazine, Canada’s weekly newsmagazine, dated October 3, 1988 with Gold Medallist Ben Johnson on the front cover. After a week of intense pressure, Johnson stunned his opponents and the world last Saturday at the Seoul Olympics winning a gold medal and a new world record. This historical magazine is loaded with lots of great photos and informative articles. 122 pages including covers. (Code 6)
Opening Notes: The ghost in Joe Ghiz’s parlor; the changing habits of Margaret Kemper; Ronald Reagan’s peacekeeping efforts; wretched excess in Beverly Hills.
Fred Bruning’s Column.
Canada: Canada apologizes to Japanese internees; Ontario is a key election battleground; Edward Broadbent talks to Maclean’s.
Renaissance at the UN: As UN Secretary General Javier Pérez de Cuéllar prepared to greet Prime Minister Brian Mulroney at the world body this week, Canada’s contribution to peacekeeping efforts has never been greater. Canada’s chances of winning a coveted seat on the Security Council have increased as a result.
Business: Southam and Torstar fail to placate all investors; the Brahmins of Brascan.
Business Watch with Peter C. Newman.
The King of Seoul: After a week of intense pressure, Canada’s Ben Johnson stunned his opponents and the world last Saturday at the Seoul Olympics. Exploding from the starting block, Johnson blazed to a gold medal and a new world record of 9.79 seconds in the 100-m dash. Otherwise, Canada’s medal count was disappointing as the Soviet Union and East Germany dominated the first week of competition.
Health: Radon gas scare leaves Ottawa unruffled.
Ethics: Police seek a Nova Scotian who may have knowingly spread AIDS.
Books: The fate of Napoleon III sounds a warning to modern politicians.
Justice: Unfounded allegations of child abuse are becoming an issue in custody battles.
Nature: Killer bees advance on the United States.
Special Report: Margaret Atwood is in the prime of her literary career. Since the publication of her 1985 novel, The Handmaid’s Tale, she has become an international celebrity and she leads the Canadian invasion of foreign markets. Her new novel, Cat’s Eye, is part of an impressive lineup of domestic fiction this fall.
Films: Two documentaries portray the irrevocable consequences of human error; Sigourney Weaver’s African crusade.
Allan Fotheringham’s Column.
and much more...
Excellent new and unread copy carefully stored in a plastic sleeve with cardboard backing (included).
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